PHOTOS: Bustos Welcomes Veterans from Peoria Honor Flight to Washington

WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) greeted 80 veterans from Peoria’s Honor Flight at the World War II Memorial. The veterans she welcomed to our nation’s capital today served in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War. The Honor Flight Network is a non-profit organization committed to bringing veterans to our nation’s […]

Bustos Delivers Local Priorities in Defense Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Defense Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a strong Defense funding bill out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee that includes numerous local priorities. This piece of legislation will now head to the House floor for final passage. […]

Bustos Successfully Fights for Veterans, Rural Health Access in Appropriations Bill

With Critical Bustos Provisions Included, Military Construction-Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill Heads to House Floor for Final Passage WASHINGTON – Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass a strong Military Construction-Veterans Affairs (MilCon-VA) funding bill out of the powerful House Appropriations Committee. The legislation will now head to the House floor for final passage. Congresswoman Bustos […]

Bustos Announces Contract Awarded for Peoria Air National Guard Fire Station

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced the award of a $7,828,000 contract for the construction of a new Fire Crash Rescue Station at the Peoria Air National Guard. This officially takes the Peoria Air National Guard off the table from losing funding as a result of […]